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Automotive Manufacturers scholarship program announced

The Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association (MAMA) has scholarships available for the 2022-2023 academic year for both community college and university students and the application process is open.

The scholarship is available to technical and engineering-related majors as well as nontraditional majors that could be applied in the automotive industry. The MAMA Scholarship Program Guidelines and the Scholarship Application Form on the MAMA website at www.mamaonline.net/scholarships provide a comprehensive overview of the process.    

A total of fifteen scholarships were awarded for the Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association (MAMA) 2021-2022 academic year to community college and university students interested in pursuing a career in the automotive manufacturing industry.  Since 2006, MAMA has supported the growth of a strong workforce essential to the health of all industries in the state by awarding more than $280,000 in scholarships.

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